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X GON’ GIVE IT TO YA: 2022 Jeep® Cherokee X Arrives At Dealers!

Newest Cherokee Off-Road Package Has Arrived...

Although the Jeep® Cherokee (KL) continues to struggle thanks to the semiconductor shortage and a diminished global presence that have been overshadowed by the brand’s own Compass offering, Jeep continues to tweak the Cherokee’s lineup going into the 2022 model year.

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The biggest news for the lineup is the introduction of an all-new 2022 Jeep Cherokee X model. The Cherokee X builds upon the brand’s off-road heritage to offer a new unique and budget-friendly package, that will appeal to many younger buyers out there. 

The 2022 Jeep Cherokee X includes the following features…

  • 3.2-liter Pentastar V6 engine with Engine Stop/Start (ESS) technology
  • 9-Speed 948TE Automatic Transmission
  • “Cherokee X” Exterior Door Decals
  • “4 Wheel-Drive” Heritage Decal on Hatch
  • 17-Inch x 7.5-Inch Black Painted Aluminum Wheels
  • Firestone Destination P245/65R17 OWL All-Terrain Tires
  • Gloss Black Exterior Accents
    • Mirror Caps
    • Grille Rings
    • Jeep Badges
    • Foglamp Bezel
  • Black Vinyl/Cloth Seats with Unique Inserts
  • Liquid-Titanium Door Trim Appliques
  • 8.4-Inch Uconnect® 4 Touchscreen Infotainment System

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Powered by the 3.2-liter Pentastar V6 engine delivers an impressive powerband. It features dual overhead camshafts, high-flow intake and exhaust ports, Variable Valve Timing (VVT), and Electronic Throttle Control as well as ESS technology. When the vehicle breaks to a stop, fuel flow is cut and the engine shuts off. When the brake pedal is released, the engine automatically restarts and the 9-speed automatic transmission is engaged.

The Pentastar produces 271 horsepower and 239 lb.-ft. of torque, and delivers 19 MPG City/ 22 MPG Combined / 27 MPG Highway on regular unleaded (87-octane) fuel. No need for premium fuel here.

When it comes to options for the Cherokee X, there aren’t many. You can opt for…

  • Compact Spare Tire – 
  • Sun & Sound Group – 
    • Premium Alpine® Speaker System
    • Dual-Pane Panoramic Sunroof
  • Trailer-Tow Group – 
    • 3.517 Final Drive Ratio
    • 7-Pin and 4-Pin Wiring Harness
    • Class III Receiver
    • Full-Size Spare Tire
    • Heavy-Duty Engine Cooling
    • Trailer-Tow Wiring Harness

Canadian models offer a few more options…

There are 8 exterior colors available on Cherokee X models. Those colors include…

  • Billet Silver
  • Bright White
  • Diamond Black Crystal
  • Granite Crystal
  • Hydro Blue
  • Slate Blue
  • Sting-Gray
  • Velvet Red

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The 2022 Jeep Cherokee X has a U.S. Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $33,995 (not including a $1,595 destination charge or any other fees). For the Canadian market, the Cherokee X will have a starting MSRP of $40,075 (not including $2,095 for destination). 

The all-new Cherokee X is now reaching dealers in both the United States and Canada. This particular model is located at Stinnett Chevrolet Buick Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM in Newport, Tennessee with a sticker price of $36,885 (and being sold as $39,875).

For additional information or ordering availability, you can contact your local Jeep dealer.

Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only a Co-Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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That door nameplate sticker...is something...(n)

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It's a Jeep. That decal will be covered with dirt and mud in short order.

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